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  • Xagħra snooker tournament

    Xagħra snooker tournament

    Twenty Gozitan snooker players took part in the second snooker league tournament organised by Victory Band Club, Xagħra. The winner was James Sultana of Xagħra. Club president Joseph Attard presented trophies to the top three players and momentos...

  • Sign language course

    Sign language course

    Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana presented certificates to 16 participants who successfully completed the first Maltese sign language course organised by the Gozo Association for the Deaf. It consisted of 10 sessions spread over several...

  • Donation to medical science

    Donation to medical science

    Fr Manwel Camilleri (1944-2016) of Sannat, who died recently, do­nated his body to the University of Malta to be used to conduct investigations with the aim of saving human lives. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, who led the funeral Mass on July 29 at St...

  • Mosaic making at Marsalforn

    Mosaic making at Marsalforn

    Passers-by at Marsalforn had the opportunity to participate in Marsal Mużajk, a hands-on mosaic-making activity organised by Mary Portelli with the help of 12 students who had earlier attended a workshop on the subject at her studio. In the coming...

  • Musical celebrations at Sannat

    Musical celebrations at Sannat

    Two concerts were recently held at Sannat. St Margaret’s Band of Sannat presented its annual symphonic concert to celebrate the feast of St Margaret’s feast and to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the titular statue of the saint at the village...

  • Master’s of Music in Scoring

    Master’s of Music in Scoring

    Composer and pianist Maria Mifsud of Kerċem recently graduated with a Master’s of Music in Scoring for Film, TV and Video Games from Berklee College of Music, Valencia, Spain. She has been invited to participate in the 21st Indie Gathering...

  • Summer club excursion

    Summer club excursion

    Children attending the Don Bosco Summer Club, Victoria, were taken on an outing to Splash & Fun water-park, Baħar ic-Cagħaq, as part of a programme of the excursions for participants in the club. The group was led by Fr Effie Masini.

  • Upcoming events

    • A blood donation session will be held today from 8am till 1pm at Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department. • The feast of St Joseph will be held in Qala today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass at 9am. Għarb archpriest...

  • Reenactments of Xagħra’s history

    Reenactments of Xagħra’s history

    Xagħratale, a spectacle of acting, dance, light effects and music that recreates historical events linked to Xagħra, is being held every Wednesday at 9pm in the village’s Victory Square by Xagħra Historical Reenactment Organisation. This third...

  • Mindfulness course for educators

    Mindfulness course for educators

    As a measure to help combat early school leaving, 24 teachers from the Gozo College completed a 12-hour mindfulness course for educators delivered by Helena Fone, an accredited teacher of such courses. College principal Victor Galea and Mario...

  • Gozitan youths for WYD

    Gozitan youths for WYD

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech (front row, fifth from right) met a group of Gozitan youths at the Good Shepherd pastoral centre, Victoria, prior to their departure for the World Youth Day meeting in Krakow, Poland. He commented that seeing this group and...

  • Upcoming social, religious events in Gozo

    • The third edition of the Żebbuġ Gozo Motor Show is being held today from 8am onwards near the village primary school. It is being held in collaboration with the local council in aid of Puttinu Cares. • The feast of St Lawrence is being...

  • Police celebrate 202nd anniversary

    Police celebrate 202nd anniversary

    The Police Force marked its 202nd anniversary with a series of activities in Gozo. Mass was celebrated at Santa Marija cemetery, Victoria, by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, assisted by Gozo chaplain Mgr Emanuel Curmi and Malta chaplain Fr Raymond Bonnici.

  • Opera vs Pop Under the Stars

    The ninth edition of Opera vs Pop Under the Stars will be held on August 1 at 8.30pm at the Gozo Ministry’s courtyard. Organised by the Gozo Youth Orchestra, this year’s concert features soprano Pamela Agius from the US, pop singer Francesco...

  • Scout group’s annual camp

    Scout group’s annual camp

    Xagħra scout group held its annual summer camp at Ramla Bay. It was attended by all sections of the group and their respective leaders. Activities included crafts, beach games, the construction of a camp oven, a barbecue and a campfire open also...

  • Upcoming social, religious events in Gozo

    • A blood donation session will be held today from 8am to 1pm at the Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department. • The feast of St Margerita will be celebrated today in Sannat. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass at 9am.

  • Celebration to mark completion of Citadel restoration project

    Celebration to mark completion of Citadel restoration project

    To mark the completion of the restoration of the Citadel an event entitled Swar u Ħajja (Bastions and Life) was held as part of a Citadel Inaugural Season series of events organised by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry.

  • Feast of St George today

    Feast of St George today

    The feast of St George will be celebrated in Victoria today. This year marks the 177th anniversary of the first titular statue of the saint, an artistic masterpiece treasured at St George’s basilica. At 8.30am, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will preside...

  • Pupils’ exchange visit to Sicily

    Pupils’ exchange visit to Sicily

    Year 6 pupils at the Gozo College Primary school, Victoria, visited Monreale Sicily as part of a student exchange with the Pietro Novelli Primary School. During their five-day stay in Monreale, the children took part in activities such as nature...

  • All set for feast of St George

    A series of festivities will be organised throughout this week in Victoria, culminating in the celebration of the feast of St George next Sunday. These include 18 band marches, street presentations with various statues of St George and a grand...

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